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Enterprise Agility Consulting was founded in 2018 with the aim to help organizations in their agile transformation journey through mentoring, training, transformation, and relentless improvement “MTTR” consulting. Its ‘BOSS’ excellence approach allows organizations to achieve business, operational, strategic, and scaling excellence.
While working with clients, Enterprise Agility Consulting always follows the principles of look, listen, and learn. By closely observing an organization’s system and understanding it, they evolve the system and work together with internal stakeholders towards the same goals and outcomes, ensuring the least collateral damage. During the process, the company focuses on the outcomes that clients desire in small incremental cycles. “We believe that the success of agile adoption depends largely on an enterprise’s existing managers, leaders, and executives. That’s why we do the right thing at the right time with the right people,” Vikas Kapila, CEO/Curator of Enterprise Agility Consulting, mentions. “We don’t just tell clients what they need to do; we mentor people into the new way of working and walk with them until they achieve success.”
Binding Together Three Modes of Transformation
Having years of experience as a transformation consultant, Kapila knows that people often perceive business transformation, digital transformation, and Agile and DevOps transformations as three different modes of transformation. But, the intention behind these transformations is the same: to bring agility into the organization for responding quickly and effectively to changing market conditions and customer needs. While few organizations focus on business transformations from operational aspects, others concentrate on digital transformation for streamlining and customizing the experience for the workforce. Enterprise Agility Consulting works together with internal stakeholders, CIOs, CTOs, and CFOs and empowers them to determine these three initiatives as a singular holistic model instead of separate operations. As such, they can achieve more synergistic and effective outcomes. “We consider people, purpose, and process as a collective aspect while helping organizations in business transformation, digital transformation, and Agile and DevOps transformation,” adds Kapila.
We don’t just tell clients what they need to do; we mentor people and walk with them until they achieve success
Driving Success through a Four- Pronged Engagement Process
Enterprise Agility Consulting undertakes a multi-pronged MTTR approach— mentoring, training, transformation, and relentless improvement—to address clients’ needs and help them mitigate all the challenges. The process initiates with analyzing where customers are on their transformation journey. Then, they measure growth and improvement at every stage of the journey. Following the above mentioned philosophy of look, listen, and learn, the company comes to a mutual agreement to reach clients’ specific goals within a particular timeframe. Its team of experts works in liaison with clients to create a learning plan, journey map, and interactive milestones based on a client’s objectives and modify those every three to four weeks depending on the outcomes. This is how the company starts its mentoring and training program. After every six to eight weeks, it reassesses the outcomes, analyzes the progress, agrees to course corrections or staying on the same, and continues with the transformation journey. “We don’t just stop at delivering services, we continue to empower change agents even after a client meets its transformation objectives with us to enable them to accelerate to ever-lasting change,” Kapila elucidates.
More importantly, all of Enterprise Agility Consulting’s training is focused on enabling agility at scale. What is unique about its offering is that the company invests significant energy and thoughts in making courses customer-centric. For instance, during the pandemic, it quickly moved from delivering courses online when businesses shifted to remote working. The credit for this successful implementation goes to its product management team. Enterprise Agility Consulting experimented with different online tools in early February when they started sensing impact to in-person working coming, which allowed the company to be prepared with quality solutions sooner. Even during classes, it ensures a highly interactive and personalized experience for clients. “We conduct private in-house training for organizations as well as public training classes where individuals can sign up and join the class in groups. In private classes, we first organize a few sessions with internal change agents and sponsors to understand their objectives and intention for the training. This helps us make the training more effective and engaging for clients by bringing in their industry and context-specific workshops,” Kapila mentions.
What differentiates Enterprise Agility from its competitors is its ability to align itself well with this Scaled Agile (SAFe) content and follow its pattern. The company offers all the 15+ trainings offered by SAFe including and not limited to Implementing SAFe, Leading SAFe, Lean Portfolio Management, Leading in Digital Agile, SAFe Agile Marketing. Enterprise Agility also aligns well with Scrum.org curriculum like Professional Agile Leadership Essentials (PAL-E), Professional Scrum with User Experience (PSUX), and more courses in partnership with PSTs. For utilizing the Scrum & SAFe framework successfully, it requires an in-depth understanding and application of the Lean-Agile Values and principles. This allows the company to professionally deliver value to organizations while addressing the inherent complexity of product delivery. Its MTTR approach plays a vital role in this. With a small mentoring session, its team of experts understands the clients’ existing system and their goals. Accordingly, they custom design training sessions and the transformation canvas for each client and their context.. “Our unique approach enables clients to undergo transformation by empathizing with their current system and continually improving their system,” mentions Kapila.
"Our team thrives and takes pride in helping organizations gain Business, Operational, Strategic, and Scaling excellence, BOSS Excellence"
Enterprise Agility Consulting’s success has been largely driven by its capable, passionate, and expert team. They are always ready to help clients achieve their goals by tirelessly addressing all their queries and pain points. Truly, knowledgeable trainers are one thing, but implementation experts that are active coaches (and trainers) and spend more time in organizations helping apply lean-agile principles at scale are quite another.
Indeed, Enterprise Agility Consulting takes a pragmatic approach toward agility that allows the company to implement it at the necessary places at the right time. By prioritizing people in the three Ps of organizational performance—people, process, and purpose—it obtains the best outcomes automatically. It treats each client equally irrespective of their business size and industry. That’s why the company’s clientele has grown significantly over the years to include fortune 100 Banks, insurance companies, mortgage companies, manufacturing companies, and government organizations. Last year, it helped numerous retailers achieve agility, improve their quality and time to market. Enterprise Agility Consulting also assisted them in enhancing their engagements, including employee engagement, customer engagement, and partner engagement. The company is also focusing on bringing agility in the space of hardware integrations with digital twins. Using digital twins in the exploration phase will help create faster learning cycles and faster delivery cycles. “We integrate business intelligence (AI) tools and solutions such as SAP & big data with cloud services to bring agility in small increments instead of big batch integration projects. Our team thrives and takes pride in helping organizations gain business, operational, strategic, and scaling excellence, BOSS Excellence” Kapila concludes.